About Cobb CA
Cobb Mountain Pasture
Oak trees, pine and other conifers blanket the mountainous region of Cobb CA with all shades of green. Great moss-covered boulders and rich, reddish soils add to the native color palette. The air is crisp and clean, really clean.
Cobb CA itself is five square miles in size, virtually all land, with a population of approximately 1,800. The area is named for John Cobb, who settled in Cobb Valley in 1853. The first post office at Cobb opened in 1911. Here are a few highlights to give you a further feel for Cobb CA real estate:
Education – Year after year, picturesque Cobb Mountain Elementary typically has Lake County’s highest Academic Performance Index (API) score. The school is consistently among the State of California’s best in facilitating regular physical activity among its students. In 2009, Cobb Mountain Elementary achieved the coveted Governor’s Challenge Competition Award, a statewide competition designed to get exercise and a healthy routine incorporated into the regular school week.
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Recreation – Cobb has two beautiful golf courses of 9 holes each, Cobb Meadows (referred to by locals as the Rob Roy golf course) and Adams Springs. The local Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest has almost 4,000 acres for hiking, mountain biking, hunting and other recreational activities.
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Lodging – Famous for its hot springs, Cobb CA was a popular resort area from the 1870s to 1970s. While there are currently no resorts in use, Cobb has several Inns for stay and charming Bed and Breakfast establishments.
Economy – The Geysers, the largest complex of geothermal power plants in the world, is located in the mountains just south of Cobb, providing many jobs and strengthening the local economy.
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Cobb CA is located in a relatively secluded area, while still being close enough to Napa Valley and Santa Rosa areas that its residents are never far away from urban amenities. Homes for sale in Cobb CA are more than than a house with property. People here are friendly; they often know each other. To live in Cobb is to be part of a beautiful mountain community.